Murals and Street Art – New Programme!

Cinzah Merkins, Te Haaro o Te Kaahu ki Tuawhakarere, View the Future with the Insight of a Hawk, 2019

Available all year
Primary, Intermediate, Secondary

Key Themes: Public Art, Graffiti Art, Art and Politics/Social Messages, Murals, Local
Subject Areas: Visual Arts, Social Sciences, English
Key Competencies: Thinking, Using Language, Symbols and Texts, Relating to Others

Cost: Programme FREE of charge
Duration: 90 minutes

Street Art has become an increasingly popular art form, with walls and sides of buildings around the Hawke’s Bay becoming canvases for large-scale, striking artworks. In this programme, students will learn about the origins of Street Art – both overseas, and here in Aotearoa. We will embark on a walking tour of Hastings, examining local examples of Street Art, and the meanings and motifs behind the works.

Back in the gallery, students will create a vibrant artworks inspired by street art and mural designs using stencils, rollers and paint.

To make an enquiry or booking, please email kelseyh@hdc.govt.nz, or phone 027 332 5496.